Gender Roles In 1950s And 1990s: Roman Holiday And French Kiss

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The Difference of Gender Roles in 1950s and 1990s:
Roman Holiday vs French Kiss

Mimi Vlaović
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Table of Contents:
Abstract 3
The Introduction 3
The best thing I know is to do exactly what you wish for a while (Roman Holiday): 3
The Story 3
Rome vs. Paris 4
Happy-smile. Sad-frown. Use corresponding face with corresponding emotion (French Kiss, 1995) 5
Princess Anne 5
Kate 6
Joe Bradley 7
Luc Tessier 7
Side characters: 8
Gender studies 8
Conclusion 9

Abstract
This article presents the roles of a man and a woman in two different eras through two movies: Roman Holiday (1953) and French Kiss (1995). The focus is on the analysis of the characters, their differences and similarities and messages directors wanted to send considering gender roles in society during the 1950s and 1990s. The method is to make the structure of the essay similar to the structure of filmmaking and pay attention to many elements and symbols that influenced the viewers, consciously or unconsciously. The concentration is on comparing and finding the changes that history made to this movie genre, especially considering the gender roles. Results will clearly explain the psyche of society in two different periods, which confirms that people reflect the movies as movies have an impact on people.

The Introduction
It is often said that the element of surprise makes the movie more interesting and leads the plot. There are many masters of storytelling

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